General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) will report its next earnings on 20-Jan-17. The company reported the earnings of $0.32/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.3/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 6.7%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for General Electric Company and for the current quarter 16 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.46/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.45/share and a High Estimate of $0.48/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 13 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for General Electric Company as 33.68 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for General Electric Company is 32.07 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 35.01 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 33.84 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for GE to be -11.5%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 42.9%. For the next 5 years, General Electric Company is expecting Growth of 11.97% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -0.69% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on General Electric Company, where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 4 analysts have given a Buy signal, 6 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 14 Analysts reported that the Price Target for General Electric Company might touch $40 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $33.86 and $28 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. General Electric Company got Upgrade on 16-Dec-16 where investment firm Bernstein Upgrade the stock from Mkt Perform to Outperform.
General Electric Company closed its last trading session at $31.69 with the gain of 0.03%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 281.41 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $33 and 52-week low of $27.1. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.02% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.33% and 4.12% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jul 20, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.65 and Average Volume (3 months) is 32.67 million. General Electric Company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 32.18 and Forward P/E ratio of 19.11.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.1%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 5.2%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 0.9%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, General Electric Company currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.63%, where Monthly Performance is 1.15%, Quarterly performance is 7.46%, 6 Months performance is 0.65% and yearly performance percentage is 5.55%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 0.32%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 0.90% and Monthly Volatility of 1.15%.